Xavier Barceló has a background in literature and music performance. He works as project manager at the Institut d’Estudis Baleàrics, the Balearic Islands regional government agency that promotes its culture outside of the islands. His work involves working with national and international agents and showcasing festivals, to encourage them to include artists from the Balearics in their lineups. Additionally, he coordinates and processes the subsidies that are allocated to the musical sector in the islands and offers consultancy to the artists to develop their international careers. He also supervises the music side of Fira B, the music and performing arts showcasing festival of the Balearic Islands and spreads it in showcasing festivals and events all over Europe.